94 Danish municipalities are now developing action plans to meet the Paris Agreement
Almost all Danish municipalities are developing action plans to keep global heating below 1.5℃. As part of the DK2020 project, commitments at municipality level seek to expedite efforts to meet the Paris Agreement and support dialogue between Danish municipalities for global inspiration.
In 2019, the first 20 municipalities entered the DK2020 project in an effort to prepare ambitious, local climate plans, leading the way towards climate neutrality for each municipality by 2050. A number that steadily grew to 64 as the project progressed. Now, another bulk of 30 municipalities committed to develop climate action plans using the C40 Climate Action Planning Framework meaning that Denmark today is close to having all its municipalities developing plans committed to keeping global heating below 1.5℃.
The DK2020 project is inspired by C40’s Deadline 2020 project, which sets a global framework for how cities and municipalities can contribute to achieving the objectives of the Paris Agreement. The partners behind the project are the philanthropic association Realdania, Local Government Denmark (KL), and five Danish regions, with CONCITO and C40 leading the project as knowledge partners.
More information about DK2020.